Player dies during West High School football game

Player dies during West High School football game

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) -- An opposing player died during the West High School football game Friday night.

The lineman, Jake Logue, 17, is from Sullivan South High School in Sullivan County near Kingsport.

A Knoxville Fire Department spokesperson says Logue went into cardiac arrest on the field during a play around 9:00 p.m. Friday.

A 6 News crew saw paramedics administering CPR and using a defibrillator. 

Logue was taken to UT Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The game was suspended in the third quarter.

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